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Lindt Home of Chocolate – Guided Tour 19.11.2023

Join us for a (delicious) guided tour in the “Lindt Home of Chocolate” in Kilchberg! On this hour-long guided tour (in English) you will learn all about the long journey of the cocoa bean and how cocoa pods are processed into the finest chocolate. In the glass-windowed chocolate factory, you can watch how small chocolate bars are…
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AVETH BookClub: To Have or To Be

The October’s edition of the non-fiction AVETH bookclub will discuss To Have or To Be from Erich Fromm. It will take place the 19th of October at ETH Hönggerberg (AVETH room – HWB E01). The discussion will formally start at 18:30h but you are invited from 18:00h for a get-together with snacks and drinks. Snacks…
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How to proceed for funding of publication fees with SNSF grants

When the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funds a project, it covers the fees for any resulting gold open-access publications. Researchers from ETH Zurich use the SNSF’s ChronosHub platform to settle these fees. ETH Zurich’s open-access policy states that “knowledge must be provided at appropriate costs”. The ETH Library informs and advises researchers on all…
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Ideas Competition Reatch 2023

Do you have an idea how research can constructively help shape the future of Switzerland? With the ideas competition, Reatch is looking for your solutions for the future of Switerland! Deadline: 15.10.202 The final will take place on November 18, 2023 in Bern  With a convincing idea you can: 2023 is a significant year for Switzerland:…
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The Diversity Award

In collaboration with ETH Diversity, AVETH is conferring the Diversity Award for the third year on November 29th. Individuals and organisations will be honoured for their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion at ETH Zurich. Do you know a person or an organisation who has made a noteworthy impact in increasing diversity and the inclusion…
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WiNS Mentoring program

Studying at university can come with many challenges and uncertainties, but you are not alone! In the new WiNS mentoring program you will find support during your time at ETH. Meet experienced mentors from higher years of study who will answer your burning questions and guide you throughout the year, whether it be for academic…
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AVETH Diversity Seminar Series 2023: A journey to more inclusive practices at ETH

Are you interested in becoming a more engaged member of our ETH community but unsure about how to get started? AVETH Diversity invites you to a seminar in collaboration with ETH Diversity to learn how to turn ideas into actual projects that will make ETH more diverse and inclusive. You will have the opportunity to explore the…
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The Branco Weiss Fellowship: Offering Unique Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Branco Weiss Fellowship addresses junior researchers with a record of outstanding scientific achievement, a passion for venturing into new territories and who are willing to engage in a dialogue on relevant social, cultural, political, or economic issues across the frontiers of their particular disciplines. Up to ten fellowships are awarded each year. Fellows have…
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AVETH Diversity Seminar Series 2023: First-generation students and academics at Swiss Universities: how social origin shapes educational biographies and careers

AVETH Diversity invites you to a seminar on first-generation students and academics in Switzerland.  In Switzerland today, the social origin, the socio-economic status, and the parents’ educational background still strongly determine children’s educational pathways and qualifications. Despite these findings, many motivated and capable First-Generation students enroll and succeed in higher education, and First-Gen academics contribute to…
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ETH Diversity active lunch break “Get to know your own biases”

We all have biases. There is nothing wrong with it. But it might lead to discrimination and inequality in some cases when it is not actively managed. This is why it is important to become aware of one’s own biases. For the first time ETH Diversity is offering the active lunch break “Get to know…
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